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English → English (WordNet) Definition: physic nut physic nut n : small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities [syn: Jatropha curcus]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Physic nut Physic \Phys"ic\, n. [OE. phisike, fisike, OF. phisique, F. physique knowledge of nature, physics, L. physica, physice, fr. Gr. ?, fr. fysiko`s natural, from fy`sis nature, fr. ? to produce, grow, akin to E. be. See Be, and cf. Physics, Physique.] 1. The art of healing diseases; the science of medicine; the theory or practice of medicine. “A doctor of physik.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A specific internal application for the cure or relief of sickness; a remedy for disease; a medicine. [1913 Webster] 3. Specifically, a medicine that purges; a cathartic. [1913 Webster] 4. A physician. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Physic nut (Bot.), a small tropical American euphorbiaceous tree (Jatropha Curcas), and its seeds, which are well flavored, but contain a drastic oil which renders them dangerous if eaten in large quantities. [1913 Webster]


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